Vason Brother's store, c. 1902

The Vason Brother's store in downtown Madison, aproximately 1902. The photo shows a collection of gentlemen standing around the entrance. Walker Sydney Reid (1885-1975), then age 17, is shown standing on the step, wearing a suit with a white tie. Eveyone else is unidentified. The reason for the gathering at the business, now the location of Godfrey-Cox, is also unknown. Photo courtesy of Mr. Reid's grandson, Stratton Hicky.